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University of Richmond

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1830
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 2,857
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $1,387,833,361
Admissions Address

28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Website

http://www.richmond.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@richmond.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.5
Send application by: January 15
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Pamela W. Spence
Admissions office telephone: (804) 289-8640
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: January 15
Decision sent by: April 1
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $50
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Lab 2 4
Foreign language 2 4
Social studies 0 0
History 2 4
Academic electives 0 0
Total academic units 16 20

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: N/A
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Not considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 46%
Early-decision acceptance rate: 68%
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 45%
Total applicants: 5,414
Total acceptances: 2,473
Total freshman enrollment: 777
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: 23%
Male applicants: 2,156
Male acceptances: 1,156
Male freshman enrollment: 392
 
Female applicants: 3,258
Female acceptances: 1,317
Female freshman enrollment: 385
Out-of-state freshmen: 83%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 1,541
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 712
Students enrolled from waiting list: 8

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 53%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 84%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 97%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 40%
Average high school GPA: 3.5
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 88%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 86%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 590 – 670
Math: 600 – 680
Combined: 1190 – 1350

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 15.5% 18.6%
600-699 56.7% 59.7%
500-599 22.2% 18.0%
400-499 5.4% 3.7%
300-399 0.3% 0.0%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 14%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: 27 – 30

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 33.3% N/A N/A
24-29 61.9% N/A N/A
18-23 4.8% N/A N/A
12-17 0.0% N/A N/A
6-11 0.0% N/A N/A
Below 6 0.0% N/A N/A

 



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